It is second largest city and the last Royal Capital of Myanmar. Many historical buildings and attractive sights, temples and pagodas, with excursions to close by attractions avail.
This is also a center for silk and cotton weaving. The Mandalay hill, the Maha Muni Buddha Image is the ideal images of Buddhism. Mandalay houses at smallest amount a third of the nation's 150,000 monks and nuns. Mandalay is surrounded by its ancient neighboring cities as Mingun, Sagaing, Innwa (Ava), and Amarapura.